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Was It a Mistake to Protest Against Morsi?

On the 30th of June, 2013, we took to the streets to protest the rule of Dr. Mohamed Morsi, a member of the so-called Muslim Brotherhood, and then…

هل أخطأنا يوم 30 يونيو؟

خرجنا يوم 30 ضد الرئيس الأسبق محمد مرسي. نزلنا ضده وضد من يسمون أنفسهم بالإخوان المسلمين. نزلنا وتعددت أسبابنا كما تعددنا نحن. بعضنا مع الثورة وضد الإخوان، بعضنا…

Egypt: Waiting for Sunset

How long must we endure? It is difficult to take events in Egypt seriously right now. It has become normal to see legal and judicial travesties on a…

Le Morte d’Egypte

Excuse the title. I like the Camelot myths. I’ve never read the original Malory though and wasn’t quite so interested in it when I was a child. The…

Imagine…

Imagine that your country was run by a corporation. Now imagine this corporation has managed to take over at least a third of the country’s assets. Imagine if…

The Alternatives You Ignored

A few points need to be made here. First of all, I find it at least a bit strange when people refer to me as part of a ‘you’ that they…

The Hamdeen Argument

The summer of 2011 must’ve been an incredible time for Hamdeen Sabbahi. He was one of the darlings of the revolution, known as a left-leaning Nasserist (whatever that…

Egypt : Injustice & Dissolution

There is one thing clearly at the root of Egypt’s current dissolution as a ‘state’, and it is the absolute absence of justice. The police force, at best, is…

Egypt : It’s a Matter of Opinion

So, finally – when their lackluster attempts at reason fall apart, they tell you it’s just a difference of opinion, and that it’s okay to disagree. So yeah,…

Egypt: The Regime’s Oppression Cannot Last

The Egyptian people are used to disappointment. Anybody who can see the outside world, or who was alive and conscious before or during Nasser knows that our trajectory has been going downhill. There is one generation that you’ll generally find most antithetical to the revolution, and that is the quinquagenarians. They’ve had it tough, all they know is military rule and disappointment, but the real tragedy is that many of them literally do not know any better. This, for them, is the best of all possible Egypts.